Christopher Pelling

Chris Pelling is Regius Professor of Greek Emeritus at Christ Church College, Oxford. His research interests range over Greek and Latin historiography and biography, and over other areas of Greek literature, especially tragedy. He is the co-author of Twelve Voices, a wonderful introduction to the classics of Greek and Roman literature.

Interviews with Christopher Pelling

The best books on Ancient Greece, recommended by Christopher Pelling

Ancient Greece’s legacy can be seen all around us, including in our political system — but many of us don’t know that much about it. Fortunately, we have someone who has devoted his life to studying this remote time and place to give us a reading list. Chris Pelling, Emeritus Regius Professor of Greek at Oxford, recommends his top five books on Ancient Greece.

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